The Sixties Swing Again for Exhibition at the Arts University College at Bournemouth


BOURNEMOUTH- The Swinging Sixties were celebrated in style at the opening of a new exhibition in The Gallery at the Arts University College at Bournemouth, showing the work of renowned photographer and University College alumnus, Philip Townsend. The exhibition ‘Mister Sixties: Philip Townsend’s Portraits of a Decade’ features over fifty photographs capturing some of the most iconic faces of the sixties including The Rolling Stones, The Beatles, Grace Kelly, Elizabeth Taylor, Richard Burton, Twiggy and Harold Wilson. Also on display for the first time are Townsend’s memorabilia from the sixties including the camera he used to take his photographs, objects from his studio, newspaper cuttings and correspondence. The opening night was a huge success, with Philip Townsend giving a personal insight into the sixties for the Gallery guests before opening the exhibition, where he commented “This is without a doubt the best exhibition I’ve ever had anywher